Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a suspect for allegedly duping an Irish
businesswoman of over €53 000 (N11,73 million) through internet scam.
Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown, alias Michael Freeman, and
his company Yoshinaka Corporation, appeared at the Federal High Court, sitting
in Asaba, Delta State on a 34-count charge bordering on obtaining money by
The alleged offence was committed last year.
Businesswoman, Izabela Glogowska, alleges Tombrown posed as
a prominent online trader, Michael Freeman, to hoodwink her to part with her
money claiming it will be paid in her Perfect Money account.
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Perfect Money is a leading financial service allowing the
users to make instant payments and make money transfers securely throughout the
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Judge Justic Fafi has adjourned the matter to January 23.
- CAJ News